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Turkish train crash in Ankara kills nine, injures 47

December 13, 2018 9:31 AM
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ANKARA (Reuters) - Nine people were killed and nearly 50 injured in Turkey when a high speed train collided with a locomotive and crashed into a station platform and overpass in an Ankara suburb early on Thursday, officials said.

Rescuers worked to free people trapped under the mangled wreckage at Marsandiz train station, 8 km (5 miles) from central Ankara. It was not clear at which speed the train and locomotive were traveling when the collision occurred. There was light snow on the tracks.

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